STEALING: FORMER STERLING BANK DIRECTOR DECLARED ‘WANTED’~NEWSEXTRA - NEWS EXTRA ONLINE

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Saturday, 5 September 2020

STEALING: FORMER STERLING BANK DIRECTOR DECLARED ‘WANTED’~NEWSEXTRA






Former Sterling Bank Director, Yemi Idowu, has reportedly been declared wanted over a Court case on stealing, conspiracy and evading court.


 
NEWSEXTRA reports that a special offence court has ordered the arrest of a former Sterling Bank director, Yemi Idowu, and a popular socialite, Prince Waheed Gbadamosi Eletu-Odibo.

This online newspaper gathers that the former Sterling Bank director and Prince Eletu-Odibo are facing the wrath of the law for allegedly stealing another person’s property deliberately.


 
The charges before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court, TheConscience gathered, which resulted in the bench warrant for the arrest, shows that Idowu and Prince Eletu-Odibo were accused of alleged conspiracy, stealing, and unlawful conversion of landed property belonging to one Ononenyi Patrick Okonkwo.


It was learned that Okonkwo owned over 250,000 hectares of land that the former Sterling Bank director and the Lagos Prince allegedly adopted as their own properties and sold off, sometime between 2013 and 2016.

The plots of land in question are reportedly located around in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos, around Crystal Road, Osapa Village.



Apart from allegedly obtaining the land from Okonkwo, reports have it that the former Sterling Bank director and Prince Eletu-Odibo were also accused of ignoring court summon.

Things got worse when the two counter-charged and accused the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s antigraft agency, of breaching their fundamental human rights in the process of filing charges against them.


It was gathered that the anti-graft agency revealed that the court already ruled against them and that there was no violation of human rights, and it demanded that Idowu and Prince Eletu-Odibo make themselves available and at the behest of Justice Solebo and her Court.

However, the two accused refused to show up, hence the bench warrant declaring them wanted.


 

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